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Pitt-Johnstown Retains Ranking in "U.S. News and World Report"

Pitt-Johnstown Retains Ranking in "U.S. News and World Report"

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The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown has retained its ranking of “Third in the North” among public comprehensive colleges and universities, northern region in U.S. News and World Report, America’s Best Colleges, 2007.

It is the sixth year that UPJ has been recognized as a top comprehensive undergraduate institution.  The ranking reflects the academic credentials and consistently high level of achievement of UPJ students, including entrance exam scores, grade point average, and class rank.  It also is the result of factors such as UPJ’s graduation rate, alumni giving, peer ranking, and the college’s efforts to maintain small class size and extensive contact with faculty.

The University of Pittsburgh has retained its ranking of 19th among the country’s top public universities in U.S. News and World Report’s, America’s Best Colleges, 2007.  Pitt also ranked in Newsweek International’s Web ranking of “The Top 100 Global Universities,” and was ranked 37th among the world’s top 100 universities and 10th among all U.S public universities.

Founded in 1927, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is a four-year, degree-granting college of the University of Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 3,200.  The university offers more than 40 majors and is known for its engineering technology, education, humanities, natural and social sciences degree programs.  UPJ is ranked “Third in the North” among public comprehensive colleges and universities, northern region, by U.S. News and World Report, America’s Best Colleges, 2007.
Posted by Sernell, Jeff on 9/18/2006 10:00:00 AM